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UM Congratulates Successful 2022 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Program Applicants

December 1, 2022 — 
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Program provides opportunities for professors, instructors and librarians to meaningfully engage in projects that increase knowledge in pedagogy and learning. This year, ten awards of $6K and one major award of $25K were given to fund faculty projects. Learn more about the successful applicants, and how you can take part next year.

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Standing (left to right): Rodrigo Villar, Kaarina Kowalec, Snehil Dua, Stephanie Chesser, Karen Gunderson, Danielle Yaffe, Vimi Mutalik, Dan Henhawk Sitting (left to right): Laura MacDonald (a TLC mentor to one of the graduates), Sarah Cooper, Guo-zhen Zhu

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Teaching and Learning Program celebrates 2022 graduates

October 13, 2022 — 
For newly graduated teachers and instructors beginning their careers, making the transition from learning in a classroom to teaching in front of a classroom can often be a daunting one. While their university studies have prepared them to be an expert in their field, what they may not be totally prepared for is the experience of teaching itself.

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Students wearing KN95 masks type on laptops in a classroom. // Photo from David Lipnowski

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Taking care of each other at UM

September 13, 2022 — 
The return to near normalcy on campus can be exciting, stressful or a little of both. The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning has ways to manage the return to in-person teaching.

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Equity, diversity and inclusion workshops coming up soon

August 15, 2022 — 
The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning has a number of workshops and events to help you make your teaching more just.

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Upgrading the learning experience

July 14, 2022 — 
Since 2014, the University of Manitoba has invested over $50 million in retrofitting older classrooms, upgrading and expanding classroom technology, and equipping teachers with modern tools for providing an inclusive, adaptable learning environment. This investment in transforming the learning experience through technological and environmental innovation plays a critical role in the fulfillment of the strategic pillars of Our Shared Future, the UM’s interim strategic plan.

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Teachers celebrated

May 18, 2022 — 
The Students’ Teacher Recognition Reception recognizes the importance of teaching and teachers’ impacts on students’ educational journeys where 20 graduating students select two educators who made an impression on their learning: one from their K-12 years, and one from their time at UM.

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Faculty of Law

“The Surveillant University”: Law Faculty’s Distinguished Visiting Lecturer to address controversial topic of remote proctoring

March 4, 2022 — 
With final exams a little over a month away, the last topic being covered in the Faculty of Law’s Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series could not be more relevant. Speaking on “The Surveillant University: Remote Proctoring, AI and Human Rights,” Dr. Teresa Scassa, Canada Research Chair in Information Law and Policy at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section, joins us at a virtual Robson Hall March 8 at 12:00 p.m. via Zoom. This talk is open to all members of the University of Manitoba community interested in human rights and exam surveillance.

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Research and International

Teaching older adults in university courses

October 20, 2021 — 
The Centre on Aging will host a workshop open to UM faculty and instructors on November 9 to share information on teaching older adults in the classroom.

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‘The true university experience’

September 22, 2021 — 
Teaching and Learning Certificate program celebrates 2021 graduates

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Libraries

What UM is doing to support open educational resource uptake

September 15, 2021 — 
Lowered costs, improved access for students are just a few of the benefits

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